Boeing 737-500 vs. Airbus A321-200

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Boeing 737-500 versus Airbus A321-200
31.00 m 101 ft 8 in length 44.50 m 146 ft
28.88 m 94 ft 9 in wingspan 34.10 m 111 ft 10 in
105.40 m2 1,135 ft2 wingarea 122.60 m2 1,320 ft2
11.13 m 36 ft 6 in height 11.70 m 38 ft 5 in
2 engines 2
89 kN 20,000 lbf thrust per engine 147 kN 33,000 lbf
178 kN 40,000 lbf total thrust 294 kN 66,000 lbf
60,000 kgs 132,000 lbs MTOW 93,500 kgs 206,000 lbs
4,444 km 2,400 nm range 5,000 km 2,700 nm
M0.73 cruise speed M0.78
108 passengers capacity 185 passengers
145 passengers max. capacity 230 passengers
Values may not be 100% accurate.
Engine thrust, MTOW and range (full load) based on best options available.
Passanger capacity in standard 3-class layout for widebodies and 2-class for narrowbodies (including A300, A310).